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I changed a GFI plug and for some reason it's not working. I'm assuming I wired it correctly since the little LED light comes on. What could be wrong?

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Some GFCI's light up when they are tripped. And this one looks tripped.

Did you press the Reset button?
 

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No I didn't push reset button
Seeing how it's tripped (many GFCI's do that when they're powered up for the first time), you may want to try that.
 

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I hate the ones that stay lit up when they aren't tripped. Had a few customers paint the little light with a sharpie.
I just wish they're get it standardized. Some light up to show they're working, others light up to indicate a trip.
 

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I just wish they're get it standardized. Some light up to show they're working, others light up to indicate a trip.
I started reading the instructions on them so that I will know. I would love a standard...until then...
 

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I started reading the instructions on them so that I will know....
That's kinda hard to do when a customer calls and says, "Well the little light on it is lit............"
 

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Depending on the model, the green light mearly means that the wires behind it are live, nothing more.

If you wired load and line backwards, they have a safety feature where the green light comes on, but nothing works. I know, I just fixed one doing the very same thing last week.

You can try switching line and load, and see if that works, but if you don't know how to subsequently check for proper wiring, you probably shouldn't.
 

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That's kinda hard to do when a customer calls and says, "Well the little light on it is lit............"
Oh silly me, I thought that topic was installing one, since that was what the OP is discussing.

But I'll bite, tell them to press test then reset. If it doesn't power up, then schedule a service call. :thumbsup:
 

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For what? It's not uncommon for multiple members to post the same answer. Stop being an ass.
Once again I am reminded why I shouldn't bother posting in the Electrical section.

I'm done here. I'm off to take a class on how to be a 12-year-old of limited mental capacity.
 

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Once again I am reminded why I shouldn't bother posting in the Electrical section.

I'm done here. I'm off to take a class on how to be a 12-year-old of limited mental capacity.
Not everyone who posts here, shows up just to fight, and the one's that do, usually do it everywhere. :thumbsup:
 
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